Qantas’ first 19.5‑hour research flight from New York to Sydney takes off (Nine News):
“Qantas CEO Alan Joyce, who today is in New York for the research flight, told Today Show via a live cross that he will be selecting an aircraft for the mammoth job by the year’s end, in line with a previous time-line.
“The flight is going to be ground-breaking, as you said. We’ve got 19 hours — we’ve got a lot of scientists and we’re looking at different ways of making the operation actually great for our passengers,” Joyce said. [Read more…] about Qantas monitors brainwaves of pilots and passengers to test 19.5‑hour flight from NY to Sydney